Urgent segmental resection as the primary strategy in management of benign tracheal stenosis. A single center experience in 164 consecutive cases.

Abstract

The report is a retrospective review of 238 benign tracheal stenoses of various etiologies treated between 1995 and 2008. To show that urgent segmental resection has complication rates similar to elective resection and, therefore, preoperative dilation is not necessary, we analysed records of patients who underwent either standard segmental resections with… (More)
DOI: 10.1510/icvts.2009.213215

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@article{Krajc2009UrgentSR, title={Urgent segmental resection as the primary strategy in management of benign tracheal stenosis. A single center experience in 164 consecutive cases.}, author={Tibor Krajc and Miroslav Janik and Roman Benej and Martin Lucenic and Ivan Majer and Juraj Demian and Svetozar Harustiak}, journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery}, year={2009}, volume={9 6}, pages={983-9} }